Parallel Verses

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care not to perform your religious duties in public in order to be seen by others; if you do, your Father who is in Heaven has no reward for you.

New American Standard Bible

"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

King James Version

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

Holman Bible

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

International Standard Version

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people in order to be noticed by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

A Conservative Version

Be careful not to do your charity before men in order to be seen by them, otherwise ye have no reward from your Father in the heavens.

American Standard Version

Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them: else ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Amplified

Take care not to do your good deeds publicly or before men, in order to be seen by them; otherwise you will have no reward [ reserved for and awaiting you] with and from your Father Who is in heaven.

An Understandable Version

"Be careful that you do not do your good deeds in front of people for the purpose of being seen by them, for [if you do] you will not have a reward from your Father in heaven.

Anderson New Testament

Beware of doing your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Take care not to do your good works before men, to be seen by them; or you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

Common New Testament

"Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Take care not to perform any religious act in order to be observed by men: otherwise you will have no reward from your father who is in heaven.

Darby Translation

Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

But take heed that you do not your righteousness before the people, in order to be seen by them: else you have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens:

Goodspeed New Testament

"But take care not to do your good deeds in public for people to see, for, if you do, you will get no reward from your Father in heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

Take heed that ye practise not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

Attend ye not to do your justice before men, to be seen to them; and if otherwise ye have no reward from your Father which in the heavens.

King James 2000

Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And take care not to practice your righteousness before people to be seen by them; {otherwise} you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Take heed that you do not do your merciful deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed to your alms, that ye give it not in the sight of men, to the intent that ye would be seen of them: or else ye get no reward of your father which is in heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

Take care not to practise your charity before men in order to be noticed; otherwise you get no reward from your Father in heaven. No,

Montgomery New Testament

"Be careful not to do your good deeds in the sight of men, in order to be observed by them. If you do, you have no reward with your heavenly Father.

NET Bible

"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.

New Heart English Bible

"Be careful that you do not do your righteousness before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Noyes New Testament

But take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

But take heed not to perform your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise indeed, you have no reward from your Father in heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Buttake heed, that ye do not, your righteousness, before men, to be gazed at by them, - otherwise at least, reward, have ye none, with your Father who is in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

TAKE heed that ye do not your alms before men, in order to catch their eye: for otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Webster

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen by them: otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.

Williams New Testament

"Take care not to do your good deeds in public, to attract the attention of people; if you do, you will get no reward from your Father in heaven.

World English Bible

"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them, otherwise at least ye have no reward with your Father Who is in Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be observed by them: otherwise ye will have no reward from your Father, who is in heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take heed your kindness not to do before men, to be seen by them, and if not -- reward ye have not from your Father who is in the heavens;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσέχω 
Prosecho 
Usage: 15

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371
Usage: 371

ἐλεημοσύνη 
Eleemosune 
Usage: 8

ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

be seen
θεάομαι 
theaomai 
Usage: 18

of them

Usage: 0

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ye have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

no
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μισθός 
Misthos 
Usage: 13

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:1

Images Matthew 6:1

Prayers for Matthew 6:1

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Charitable Giving

1  Take care not to perform your religious duties in public in order to be seen by others; if you do, your Father who is in Heaven has no reward for you. 2 Therefore, when you do acts of charity, do not have a trumpet blown in front of you, as hypocrites do in the Synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. There, I tell you, is their reward!


Cross References

Matthew 23:5

All their actions are done to attract attention. They widen their phylacteries, and increase the size of their tassels,

Matthew 6:16

And, when you fast, do not put on gloomy looks, as hypocrites do who disfigure their faces that they may be seen by men to be fasting. That, I tell you, is their reward!

Matthew 6:16

And, when you fast, do not put on gloomy looks, as hypocrites do who disfigure their faces that they may be seen by men to be fasting. That, I tell you, is their reward!

Matthew 6:16

And, when you fast, do not put on gloomy looks, as hypocrites do who disfigure their faces that they may be seen by men to be fasting. That, I tell you, is their reward!

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Galatians 6:12

Those who wish to appear to advantage in regard to outward observances are the very people who are trying to compel you to be circumcised; and they do it only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Jesus, the Christ.

Matthew 5:16

Let your light so shine before the eyes of your fellow men, that, seeing your good actions, they may praise your Father who is in Heaven.

Matthew 5:46

For, if you love only those who love you, what reward will you have? Even the tax-gatherers do this!

Matthew 5:48

You, then, must become perfect--as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Matthew 6:4-6

So that your charity may be secret; and your Father, who sees what is in secret, will recompense you.

Matthew 6:9

You, therefore, should pray thus--'Our Father, who art in Heaven, May thy name be held holy,

Matthew 10:41-42

He who welcomes a Prophet, because he is a Prophet, shall receive a Prophet's reward; and he who welcomes a good man, because he is a good man, shall receive a good man's reward.

Matthew 16:6

Presently Jesus said to them: "Take care and be on your guard against the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man is to come in his Father's Glory, with his angels, and then he 'will give to every man what his actions deserve.'

Matthew 23:13

But alas for you, Teachers of the Law and Pharisees, hypocrites that you are! You turn the key of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces. For you do not go in yourselves, nor yet allow those who try to go in to do so.

Matthew 23:28-30

It is the same with you. Outwardly, and to others, you have the look of religious men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and sin.

Matthew 25:40

And the King will reply 'I tell you, as often as you did it to one of these my Brothers, however lowly, you did it to me.'

Mark 8:15

So Jesus gave them this warning. "Take care," he said, "beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod."

Luke 11:35

Take care, therefore, that the inner Light is not darkness.

Luke 12:1

Meanwhile the people had gathered in thousands, so that they trod upon one another, when Jesus, addressing himself to his disciples, began by saying to them: "Be on your guard against the leaven--that is, the hypocrisy--of the Pharisees.

Luke 12:15

And then he added: "Take care to keep yourselves free from every form of covetousness; for even in the height of his prosperity a man's true Life does not depend on what he has."

Luke 16:15

"You," said Jesus, "are the men who justify themselves before the world, but God can read your hearts; and what is highly esteemed among men may be an abomination in the sight of God.

John 5:44

How can you believe in me, when you receive honor from one another and do not desire the honor which comes from the only God?

John 12:43

For they valued honor from men more than honor from God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

If I do this work willingly, I have a reward; but, if unwillingly, I have been charged to perform a duty.

2 Corinthians 9:9-10

(As Scripture says--'He scattered broadcast, he gave to the poor; His righteousness continues for ever.'

Hebrews 2:1

Therefore we must give still more heed to what we were taught, for fear we should drift away.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; he will not forget the work that you did, and the love that you showed for his Name, in sending help to your fellow Christians--as you are still doing.

Hebrews 11:26

For he counted 'the reproaches that are heaped upon the Christ' of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, looking forward, as he did, to the reward awaiting him.

2 John 1:8

Take care that you do not lose the fruit of all our work; rather, reap the benefit of it in full.

2 John 1:8

Take care that you do not lose the fruit of all our work; rather, reap the benefit of it in full.

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